Survey the community on existing and anticipated genetic variation data sets
Survey the community on the need for genetic variation
Review existing software for calling genetic variation
Recommendation on standards for samples nomenclature metadata accompanying VCF files (genetic variation data) review across different Species.
Develop a plan to disseminate the recommended standards using existing resources (or write a newly expanded user guide)
Training community members on best practices
Apply the concept with a minimum of 5 new submissions to the EVA.
Write a report on the four activities (2-5 above).
Documentation on outcomes of targets above. Potential for contributions to the whitepaper, based on outcomes.
Time a member dedicates to this working group on average (including meetings and assigned tasks):
Minimum 2 hours per month to attend a monthly meeting.
Up to 6 extra hours if participating in specifically targeted meetings (e.g., biocuration, survey, documentation, review of workflows meetings).
Benefits of joining this working group:
Learning new resources;
Developing a community of best practices;
Networking with others;
Developing partnerships for future funding opportunities;
Potential authorship in reporting out, representation at meetings, and consulting.
Chair: Marcela Tello-Ruiz
Co-Chair: Timothee Cezard
- Alexey Sokolov
- Andria Harkey
- Doreen Ware
- Emily Grau
- Kazim Wazir
- Kelly Vining
- Marcela Tello-Ruiz
- Mazdak Salavati
- Melanie Harrison
- Nahla Bassil
- Nicholas Gladman
- Rajdeep Singh Khangura
- Sarah Dyer
- Sebastian Beier
- Sharon Wei
- Shaun Clare
- Sunita Kumari
- Timothee Cezard
- Vivek Kumar
Meeting Schedule: Please contact us for more details.
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